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June 23, 2011

Comité de la Cámara de Representantes vota para bloquear el viaje de cubanoamericanos a Cuba, remesas también restringidas.

Para difusión inmediata.  Contacto:  Kendra Seymour, 202-234-5506. 23 de junio de 2011. Enmienda  “cruel” reconstruye muros tumbados por las directivas de Obama. Washington, DC – El Comité de Gastos de la Cámara de Representantes adoptó, por votación oral, una enmienda presentada por el Representante Mario Díaz-Balart (FL-21) que prohibiría la… read more »

October 4, 2010

U.S. Should Offer Strong, Unequivocal Support for Ecuador’s Democracy

September 30, 2010 The Center for Democracy in the Americas issued this statement about the crisis in Ecuador: “The Center for Democracy in the Americas urges the Obama Administration to speak strongly and unequivocally for the democratic order and rule of law in Ecuador. “Latin America has fought long and… read more »

September 29, 2010

Statement on Delay of Cuba Travel Ban Legislation

September 28, 2010 Washington, DC – Congressman Howard Berman, Chair of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, has announced that the mark-up he planned for legislation to repeal the Cuba travel ban, H.R. 4645, will be postponed.  It would have taken place Wednesday, September 29, but is now expected to occur… read more »

September 24, 2010

CDA Releases Book on El Salvador Presidents’ First Year in Office

PR Newswire/ US Newswire September 22, 2010 In “Expectations for Change and the Challenges of Governance,” the Center for Democracy in the Americas (CDA) examines accomplishments and unfinished business as President Mauricio Funes completes his first year as El Salvador’s president. “El Salvador commands our attention as a country addressing… read more »

June 9, 2010

74 of Cuba’s Leading Dissidents Urge Congress to End Travel Ban and Increase Food Sales to Cuba

Press ReleaseCenter for Democracy in the AmericasJune 10, 2010 Washington, D.C. – Sarah Stephens of the Center for Democracy in the Americas released the following statement regarding a letter urging passage of legislation to lift travel and export restrictions to Cuba signed by blogger Yoani Sánchez, hunger striker Guillermo Fariñas,… read more »

March 24, 2010

30 Years After Archbishop Romero’s Murder, It is Time for Truth

ReutersMarch 23, 2010 WASHINGTON — The Center for Democracy in the Americas (CDA) joins Salvadorans and others around the world in commemorating the 30th anniversary of the murder of Archbishop Oscar Arnulfo Romero. From modest beginnings,  Oscar Romero  became a transformative and much-loved voice for justice in a country plagued… read more »

March 8, 2010

CDA: U.S. Treasury Takes Important Step to Offer Cubans Better Access to Information

For Immediate ReleaseMarch 8, 2010             Washington, DC – Following up on questions it raised beginning in May 2009, the Center for Democracy in the Americas (CDA) issued the following statement in response to the Treasury Department’s clarification that will help improve access by Cubans and others in… read more »

February 2, 2010

CDA: Obama Should End the Cuba Travel Ban and Stop Wasting U.S. Funds on Regime Change Effort

FOX BUSINESS NEWSFebruary 02, 2010 PRNewswire —- Sarah Stephens, executive director of the Center for Democracy in the Americas, issued the following statement about the Foreign Aid budget request for 2011 which proposes $20 million in wasteful spending on regime change programs for Cuba: “Unless it’s okay for the United… read more »

January 27, 2010

U.S. Policy Should Encourage Lobo’s Government to Restore Democracy to Honduras

WORLD NEWS NETWORKJanuary 27, 2010 WASHINGTON /PRNewswire/ — The Center for Democracy in the Americas released the following statement regarding the inauguration of Porfirio Lobo as President of Honduras: “Today in Honduras, with representatives of the U.S. government looking on, Honduras will inaugurate its new president.  Our government needs to… read more »

January 27, 2010

La politica exterior de los EEUU debe promover que el Gobierno de Lobo restaure la democracia en Honduras

Washington, DC – El Centro para la Democracia en las Américas publicó la siguiente declaración sobre la inauguración de Porfirio Lobo como Presidente de Honduras: “El dia de hoy en Honduras, con la presencia de representantes del Gobierno del EEUU como observadores, tendrá lugar la toma de posesión de su… read more »